Now that I’ve gotten your attention, I’m not actually a parabola, but I do have some links for you.

  •  If you’re an avid video games enthusiast who follows industry news and opinion, you might be shocked to find out that an oft-discussed game like Spec Ops: The Line was a financial failure or that people still don’t know the difference between the Wii U and the Wii. Joshua Derocher of Destructoid, who worked retail last holiday season, has some insight into the average video game consumer.
  • Did you that there are fake townhouses in major cities like London, New York, and Paris that hide things like service tunnels and steam vents? You can read all about them over at Messy Nessy Chic.
  • At the recent PAX Prime convention, Penny Arcade’s Mike Krahulik reignited the dickwolves controversy by claiming that pulling dickwolves merchandise from the Penny Arcade store was a mistake. Blogger Bob Chipman presents one of the best analyses of the whole she-bang I’ve seen, explaining why it was the response to the backlash, not the original comic, that was objectionable. In the interest of fairness, though, here’s Krahulik’s response to the incident at PAX Prime.

Alright, that does it for this week. See ya later, folks!